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Open documents in client applications by default - SharePoint Online

There are loads of questions about this topic on the Internet, and the experts answer the question very directly, how do you open a document in its client application? and there are a list of great answers here:


Syvantis describe how to do it...

ShortPoint Support Center gives us some information...

SharePoint Diary provides a way to do it using PowerShell...


All these are the correct method for answering the question, well very nearly anyway!

Many of the businesses that we work with don't want to just open a document, they want to work with diverse files, not just the stock standard Microsoft Office Suite. Many of them use Adobe products, including AutoCAD, sound files, and video files. They also want to know how they can open a file, modify it and then save it back to SharePoint Online or Onedrive for business or Microsoft teams, without any manual intervention.


This is where the Captisium Universal File Handler comes in. Out of the box, you will be able to open more than 300 file types, automatically and seamlessly open then from SharePoint Online, launch the client application, make changes, then automatically save the file back to where it came from, no downloading, no uploading, just productive work.


Discovery how to become more productive with your SharePoint Online, Onedrive for Business, Microsoft Teams or Outlook web app today.


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